Hedy + Yumi | Relationship Builders | Couples Therapist and Relationship Coach

Couples Therapist and Relationship Coach Hedy and Yumi Schleifer lead workshops for couples and present trainings for therapists and organizations, transforming relationships worldwide.

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Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are excited to invite you to a new, powerful and inspiring talk that Hedy Schleifer will be giving on September 6, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at The Sacred Space Miami, in Miami, Florida.


Join Hedy Schleifer and discover how to put the magic into your relationship by embracing three invisible connectors: the Space, the Bridge and the Encounter. It is a model that she names “Encounter-centered Couples Therapy.”

Hedy brings the crystallized wisdom she has gathered from her 40 years as a psychotherapist, her 25 years of work dedicated to couples, and her 52 years of personal work in the "living laboratory" of her own marriage to her husband, Yumi.

You will discover:

  • life-changing relationship skills
  • how to “cross the bridge” into another person’s world
  • ways of turning daily grumbles between us into vehicles for change
  • healthier means of dissolving conflicts
  • how to be fully alive, totally present and ready for the richest connections possible

Watch Hedy’s TEDtalk at www.YouTube.com/HedyYumi to learn about the three invisible connectors, and insights into what you will learn Hedy’s evening talk.

Date: September 6, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: The Sacred Space Miami
105 NE 24th St., Miami, FL
Cost: $60 pp

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For more information and to register, please contact The Sacred Space Miami at http://consciouscityguide.com/thesacredspacemiami.

Workshop for Couples in MIAMI, FL – Adventure In Intimacy
Sep 8 @ 8:30 am – Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm

The Adventure In Intimacy is a fast-paced, transformational three-day workshop. You and your partner will learn seven basic principles and seven essential rituals that will become practical, every day tools for vitalizing your relationship, continuously growing your connection, and guiding each other on the path to Relational Maturity. If you want a taste of the workshop, you can enjoy watching video clips on our YouTube channel or our audio-video page.

Therapists, counselors and psychologists are encouraged to attend with their partners. This workshop is approved for 25.5 CE hours, at an additional fee, approved by the APA and ASWB.

Please register as soon as possible to secure your place.

Tuition is $995/couple.


Only a $200 Deposit needed to reserve your seats. Balance will be automatically charged two weeks prior to event.


Previous graduates of an Adventure In Intimacy workshop, a Getting The Love You Want workshop, and Imago Therapists are invited to attend for only $895/couple.


The workshop will be held at the Marriott Miami Airport Campus, 1201 NW LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126. Please make your room reservation by calling the hotel at 800-228-9290 or 305-649-5000 or by reserving online here. The group rate is $119/night, and will be held until August 21, 2017. The group code is “Adventure In Intimacy Workshop.” The workshop will be in the first floor ballroom of the Courtyard Hotel.

We strongly recommend that you stay at the hotel even if you live nearby. The work that you will be doing together requires your complete focus and full attention. Of the couples who do not stay at the hotel, many report after the workshop that they wish they had. Having your own room at the hotel can also provide you with a safe and private place to practice with your partner. Discount parking: $5

If you are interested in the September 8-10, 2017 workshop and would like more information to review, please complete the following and we will send you more information to share with your partner:

For Public Speakers – Presenting with Boldness, Poise & Confidence (2-day training) in MIAMI, Florida
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
For Public Speakers – Presenting with Boldness, Poise & Confidence (2-day training) in MIAMI, Florida @ Miami Airport Marriott | Miami | Florida | United States

Presenting with Boldness, Poise & Confidence Training (2-days)

Join Hedy for a two-day training as she teaches you her guiding principles and use of self to transform your presentations. Convinced that anyone, with the right skills and attitude, can transform their lives and relationships, Hedy will revitalize your presentation skills, and empower you to inspire the groups of people you will be presenting to in the future.

With over 30 year of experience presenting workshops, trainings, lectures, and keynote speeches, Hedy is a master at presentation skills, bringing deep insight and competence to each audience. Hedy continues to be sought out by businesses and professional groups throughout the world. Watch Hedy's TEDtalk below and click here to view Hedy's full biography.

I watch Hedy Schleifer open the room and from the moment we make eye contact I feel in full focus. I feel seen, valued and connected. She is teaching us about Presentation Skills – a very unworthy title! Within the first hour of a two day workshop the transformation begins. Through the power of connection and Hedy’s gentle but unrelenting attention to every detail of my presence, we are discovering together the edge of my growth. I am not alone. There are more than 30 of us.


When I take a big risk to step into the open space and test out my capacity to present to the group I feel a combination of nervous excitement, and complete trust that Hedy will catch me just before I begin to fall. I feel like a little toddler in the exploration stage so excited to explore this new world of authentic connection within a group, yet knowing I can turn back and find those eyes sending messages of encouragement, and support nudging me to step fully into my essential being. What a gift!
- Carol-Ann Dixon, Imago Africa Chairperson, after attended the Presentational Skills Training

Date: September 16-17, 2017

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm both days

Location: Miami Airport Marriott Courtyard

Should you need overnight accommodations, we have reserved a special room block. Please make your room reservation by calling the hotel directly at 800-228-9290 or 305-649-5000 or by using the hotel reservation page. The group rate is $119/night and will be held until August 15, 2017. The group code is "Presenting with Boldness Training."

Who should attend? All people who feel called to present:
Workshop Presenters, Seminar Leaders, Public Speakers, Pastors, Rabbis, Managers, Lecturers, Teachers, Storytellers, and Motivational Inspirers

Tuition: $495 per person

Balance will automatically be charged two weeks before the event.


Hedy's TED Talk

On Monday, April 26, 2010 in Tel Aviv, Israel, Hedy Schleifer was invited to be one of the influential 20 minute lecturers at the TEDxTelAviv Conference. If you have trouble viewing this video here, you can go directly to https://www.youtube.com/hedyyumi.

Hedy mentioned her upcoming workshop in NYC (2/20 and 2/21) on presentation skills. As most of you know, Hedy has been the most important teacher of my life. She teaches at a level that Ken nor I have ever experienced before or since. She doesn’t just share interesting information- she transmits information in a way that lands in you so deeply that it enters your whole being, not just your brain. That information sticks even years later. She teaches the art of being truly present to the people or person in the room with whom she is in communication. I told her that I would let my friends in the NY area who counsel, coach and present know about her training.
- Nancy Hyatt, LCSW-C

If you are interested in the Presenting with Boldness, Poise and Confidence training, and not yet ready to register, please complete the following and we will send you more information to review:

How to Rebuild Your Life Together
After an Affair:

The Journey To Reconnection

Healing After an Affair is a two-day experience developed by Hedy, Couples Therapist and Relationship Coach, for the repair of the rupture, in the relational bond of couples, created by an affair. The private intensive session results in re-connection, restores compassion, forgiveness and intimacy, teaches how to make authentic mutual amends, and rebuilds mutual trust for a new future together.

Watch this clip from the newly released AFFAIRS: A Step-by-Step Process for Reconnection video program.

For Couples Therapists

EcCT Video ProgramPurchase & Watch the EcCT Video Program to Receive 5.5 CE hours.

Mailing Address / Office

Telephone: 305-604-0010
407 Lincoln Road, Suite 4-D, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Hedy + Yumi Mailing Address / Office

Primary Session Location:

DuPont Circle area, Washington, DC 20009

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